Young, eager paleontologists wanted. Apply within. We need YOUR expertise! So step inside The Dinosaur Museum, the book where kids get to act like paleontologists. This amazing volume gives readers a behind-the-scenes peek at a museum, with an interactive experience that evokes a visit to a natural history museum. Forget about waiting in long lines for hours. This interactive guide takes you on a room-by-room tour of the most fun-packed museum you can imagine. Learning about prehistoric monsters becomes a practical challenge to the scientist in every reader. Each room points to a range of interactive investigations that can be carried out in the dino-lab gatefold flap. You can open the specimen drawer filled with fossils, look at specimen slides through the microscope, and use a whole host of interactive features: a pop-up fossil finds map, a dinosaur time line, and a sliding chart that allows you to compare the size of dinosaurs with modern animals. Dinosaur Museum is the ultimate holiday gift for every child who loves dinosaurs. This inspiring interactive book gives children the chance to experience the real science behind the study of one of the most exciting eras in the history of the Earth.
Author: National Geographic Society Publisher: National Geographic Kids Published: 10/28/2008 Pages: 24 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.75lbs Size: 10.20h x 10.20w x 0.90d ISBN: 9781426303357 Audience: Ages 9-12
About the Author National Geographic Society is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations in the world. Founded in 1888, it reaches more than 285 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and its four other magazines, as well as the National Geographic Channel, television documentaries, radio programs, films, books, maps, and interactive media. National Geographic has funded more than 8,000 scientific research projects and supports an education program combating geographic illiteracy. Sebastian Quigley is an illustrator and author of children's nonfiction books. His credits include I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings, The World of Flight, and The Dinosaur Museum: An Unforgettable, Virtual Tour through Dinosaur History.